• Short Summary

    A ROYAL CEREMONY AT WINDSOR TODAY (MONDAY) WHERE THE QUEEN INSTALLED THREE NEW KNIGHTS COMPANIONS OF THE ORDER OF THE CARTER.

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    A ROYAL CEREMONY AT WINDSOR TODAY (MONDAY) WHERE THE QUEEN INSTALLED THREE NEW KNIGHTS COMPANIONS OF THE ORDER OF THE CARTER. THE CEREMONY IN ST. GEORGE'S CHAPEL WAS PRECEDED BY A STATELY PROCESSION THROUGH THE GROUNDS OF WINDSOR CASTLE. IN THE PROCESSION WERE THE THREE NEW KNIGHTS - VISCOUNT COBHAM, FIELD MARSHAL SIR GERALD TEMPLAR AND EARL ALEXANDER OF HILLSBOROUGH - THE QUEEN, ESCORTED BY THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER ACCOMPANIED BY THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, AND SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF THE GARTER INCLUDING EARL ATLEE AND FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT SLIM.

    A LARGE CROWD OF VISITORS WATCHED THE PROCESSION ENTER THE CHAPEL UNDER THE BRIGHT SUMMER SUNSHINE. IT WAS A COLOURFUL OCCASION WITH THE BLUE VELVET MANTLES AND OSTRICH PLUMED CAPS THE KNIGHTS RUFFLING SLIGHTLY IN THE BREEZE.

    VISCOUNT COBHAM WAS GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND FROM 1957 TO 1962. FAMOUS AS A SPORTSMAN, HE WAS EDUCATED AT ETON AND LATER AT TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE. SINCE HIS RETURN FROM NEW ZEALAND HE HAS BEEN LIVING IN THE FAMILY HOME AT HAGLEY HALL IS STOURBRIDGE, WORCESTERSHIRE.

    LORD ALEXANDER OF HILLSBOROUGH HAS BEEN CHIEFLY NOTED FOR HIS POLITICAL CAREER. HE WAS AN M.P. IN THE BRITISH HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AND SERVED THREE TERMS AS FIRST LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY, HE WAS MINISTER OF DEFENCE IN THE LABOUR GOVERNMENT FROM 1947 UNTIL 1950. HE NOW LEADS THE LABOUR PEERS IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

    FIELD MARSHAL SIR GERALD TEMPLER HAS HAD A DISTINGUISHED MILITARY CAREER WHICH BEGAN AT THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE AT SANDHURST. HE JOINED THE ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS, IN 1916. FROM 1955 UNTIL 1958 HE SERVED AS CHIEF OF THE IMPERIAL GENERAL STAFF. HE WON THE D.S.O. IN PALESTINE IN 1936 AND THE O.B.E. AND C.B. IN THE SECOND WORLD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3EXI031H9X8URZ07ME2PS98VQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EXI031H9X8URZ07ME2PS98VQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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